Two teens suspected in Madison shots fired incident arrested in Monona

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MONONA, Wis. — Monona police arrested two teens Saturday who they said were involved in a shots fired incident in Madison.

Officers were assisting Madison police after reports of gunshots on South Stoughton Road near the Beltline just after midnight. Police tracked a vehicle that they said was involved in the incident.

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Police said the driver of the vehicle, which was allegedly stolen, led officers on a chase along the Beltline and a tire deflation device was used. The vehicle came to a stop and the occupants ran from the scene.

Police deployed a K9 team, which successfully captured one suspect. Another suspect who was near the K9 team then surrendered without incident. Multiple guns and evidence of gunshots were allegedly found in the vehicle.

A 17-year-old from Fitchburg faces charges of felony eluding, operating a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent, and resisting or obstructing a peace officer. An 18-year-old man faces a charge of operating a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent as a passenger.

Police said three other juveniles face charges of operating a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent as a passenger. Madison police are expected to levy further charges in connection with the alleged shots fired incident.